Link to Press Release:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 11, 2018
Philip Murray Bridge (South Tenth Street) in Pittsburgh to Close to Outbound Traffic on Thursday, May 24
PITTSBURGH – The Department of Public Works today announced that the Philip Murray Bridge (South Tenth Street) in the City of Pittsburgh will close to outbound traffic at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018.
Traffic will be detoured using Forbes Avenue, the Birmingham Bridge, and East Carson Street. Alternate routes for that detour include using the Smithfield Street Bridge and the Hot Metal Bridge. Additionally, westbound traffic on Muriel Street will be detoured at South Eleventh Street onto East Carson Street. The detours are expected to last until the end of November.
Inbound traffic and a sidewalk on the Philip Murray Bridge (South Tenth Street) will not be affected.
The work is Stage 2 of Phase 2 of a $20 million bridge rehabilitation project that includes replacement of bridge deck, painting, structural steel repairs, wrapping of the suspension cables, and the installation of dehumidification system.
The Philip Murray Bridge was opened in 1933, is 1,275 feet in length, and is the only conventional (parallel cable) suspension bridge in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The rehabilitation project is being done in conjunction with funding from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Federal Highway Administration. It is being done by American Bridge Company of Coraopolis, PA.
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Department of Public Works
501 County Office Building │542 Forbes Avenue │ Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-350-4005 │ Fax: 412-350-5386
May 24 (Thursday) 8:00 pm - November 30 (Friday) 11:59 pm
Philip Murray Bridge (South Tenth Street) in Pittsburgh
South Tenth Street Bridge, S 10th St Bridge, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Allegheny County Department of Public WorksMike Dillon, 412-350-5469